Community Life

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Scouts Visit Naval Academy on Veterans Day

Midshipman Chris Bondarowicz (center) with Boy Scouts from Troop 33 in Fanwood. Credits: Andrew Bondarowicz
Pre-game pageantry at the Navy-SMU football game in Annapolis Credits: Robert Okell
Troop 104 at Elks Camp Barrett in Crownsville, MD. Credits: Robert Okell
The statue of Tecumseh at the US Naval Academy is decorated for Saturday's Navy-SMU contest at Annapolis. Credits: Robert Okell
Boy Scouts from Troop 104 take a tour of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Credits: Robert Okell

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Boy Scouts from Troop 33 in Fanwood and Troop 104 in Scotch Plains took advantage of the invitation from the U.S. Naval Academy to attend Scout Day 2017 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Scouts were able to take a tour of the Academy and attend the Navy vs. SMU game, won by the Midshipmen, 43-40. Scouts from Troop 33 met up with current Midshipman and Troop 33 Eagle Scout alum Chris Bondarowicz. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.


TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Summer Life Guard Job Opportunity in Union County

April 10, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Summer lifeguard positions are available at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park in Rahway.

“Union County’s Ulrich Pool provides our youth and adult summer job seekers with an opportunity to enjoy working outdoors in the fresh air all summer long while sharpening valuable life skills including leadership, ...

Why We Keep Kosher

Why We Keep Kosher

This week's parshah, Shemini, introduces the Torah's dietary laws. Animals must chew their cud and have split hooves to be kosher, fish need fins and scales, and a list of forbidden fowl is enumerated.

To those of us in Jewish education, it is a continuing source of disappointment that so many Jews still believe the kosher laws to be outdated.

New Jersey’s Out-of-Network Bill Is a Huge Blow to The Middle Class

April 8, 2018

Dear Editor:

As Trenton currently looks to balance the budget, once again it’s our state’s hardest working citizens who will be left holding the bag. This time, though, it will be the hardworking office and ancillary staff from our small business private medical practices. 

A bill called “The Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Bill” ...

Helping Teenagers Deal with Prom Night Stress

April 18, 2018

Prom can be one of the most exciting times for your teenager but at the same time one of the most stressful. 

It can also be very stressful for parents as they prepare themselves to accept that their teenager is graduating and soon going away to school, while planning a weekend away after prom night. Going to the Shore for the weekend or somewhere overnight has become more of the ...

Union County College’s Drama Club to Present “12 Angry Jurors”

April 20, 2018

CRANFORD – Union County College’s Drama Club will be performing for their spring show the play, “12 Angry Jurors,” as adapted by Sherman L. Sergel and based on the Emmy award-winning TV movie by Reginald Rose. The play is based on the same plot as “12 Twelve Angry Men,” but by being named “12 Angry Jurors” both men and women appear in the ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, April 21, 10:00 AM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

"All About Owls" Nature Presentation with The ...

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, April 21, 11:00 AM

PetSmart, Millburn

Dog Adoption Event


Sat, April 21, 12:00 PM

Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA, Scotch Plains

Healthy Kids Day

Health & Wellness